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Novo Nordisk launches Wegovy in the UK

September 4, 2023
Medical Communications NHS, NICE, Novo Nordisk, Obesity, Wegovy, weight loss

Novo Nordisk has today announced that Wegovy (semaglutide injection) is now available in the UK through a controlled and limited …

Bristol Myers Squibb’s Sotyktu recommended for NHS use for adult patients with psoriasis

June 28, 2023
Medical Communications Dermatology, NHS, Sotyktu, bristol myers squibb, psoriasis

Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) has announced that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended Sotyktu (deucravacitinib) …


UK plans £40m drug trial for Novo Nordisk’s Wegovy to aid NHS in treating obesity

June 7, 2023
Research and Development NHS, Novo Nordisk, Obesity, Wegovy, clinical trial, obesity

The UK Government has announced plans to launch a pilot programme which will provide GPs with Novo Nordisk’s Wegovy (semaglutide), …

Report finds NHS may miss out on new drugs due to rising costs

June 5, 2023
Sales and Marketing LSE, LSHTM, NHS, Pharmacy, University of York, drug prices

Figures from a team at the University of York, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the …

NICE approves first treatment for obstructive HCM for NHS use

June 2, 2023
Medical Communications Bristol-Myers Squibb, Cardiology, NHS, NICE, obstructive HCM

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has announced that it has approved mavacamten (Camzyos) for the treatment …

NICE recommends Pfizer’s rimegepant for preventing episodic migraine attacks

June 2, 2023
Medical Communications NHS, NICE, Neurology, Pfizer, migraine

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has announced that it has recommended an oral treatment for the …


NHS given guidance on offering genetic testing to stroke patients

May 19, 2023
Medical Communications NHS, Neurology, blood clot, genetic testing, stroke

The NHS has been given draft guidance on offering gene tests to patients who have had a stroke caused by …

NICE recommends Hepcludex for NHS use to treat aggressive form of viral hepatitis

May 15, 2023
Medical Communications NHS, NICE, Virology, hepatitis

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended Hepcludex (bulevirtide) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis delta …


NHS in Scotland makes rheumatoid arthritis drug available

September 14, 2021
Manufacturing and Production Galapagos UK, NHS, Scotland, filgotinib, rheumatoid arthritis

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) have recommended the use of Galapagos UK’s JYSELECA® (filgotinib) for eligible patients with severe active …


Long COVID: 15 studies launched with £19.6 million government funding

July 19, 2021
Sales and Marketing NHS, UK, long covid

The UK government has announced the launch of 15 new extensive studies, backed by £19.6 million in funding, to investigate …


‘It’s Time for Trodelvy’: Charity launches petition against Gilead for drug access

July 19, 2021
Sales and Marketing Cancer, Gilead, NHS, charity

The charity Breast Cancer Now has launched a petition calling on Gilead to provide free-of-charge access to its new treatment …

Fears for pregnant women as COVID restrictions ease

July 15, 2021
COVID-19, NHS, Vaccine, maternity

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have expressed fears over the …


Lethal triple mix of winter viruses could “push NHS to breaking point”

July 15, 2021
COVID-19, NHS, influenza

A report from the Academy of Medical Sciences has found that a lethal triple mix of COVID-19, influenza, and the …

NICE recommends that all women should do pelvic floor exercises

June 29, 2021
Manufacturing and Production NHS, NICE, pelvic floor, women's health

NICE has recommended in draft guidance that girls as young as 12 should be encouraged to do pelvic floor muscle …

Tapeworm drug to be trialled nationally as COVID treatment

June 25, 2021
Medical Communications COVID-19, NHS, dialysis, kindey, tapeworm

Kidney patients in Bristol are being offered a clinical trial to see whether a drug used for tapeworm patients can …

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